The climate in Latvia is predominantly cool and temperate. The summers become only moderately warm with average temperatures between 19 and 23 degrees, and the winter temperatures sink often under the freezing point. The coastal regions have a rather humid climate due to southwesterly winds from the Baltic Sea. The annual precipitation usually lies between 600 and 700 litres per square metre. In the east of the country the climate is more continental. In the summer months it gets warmer and stays drier than on the coasts. In winter, on the other hand, it can get colder than on the coasts.
The summer months of June to August are the best months for a holiday in Latvia. Then the temperatures are pleasantly warm and the days are long. At the Baltic Sea bathers are welcome, but even in summer the water temperature hardly rises above 17 degrees.